Indicator lights

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Automatic Transmission (AT) position indicator light (if so equipped)

Automatic Transmission (AT) position indicator light (if so equipped)

When the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position, the indicator shows the automatic selector position.

In the manual shift mode, when the transmission does not shift to the selected gear due to a transmission protection mode, the AT position indicator light will blink and a chime will sound.

See Automatic transmission for further details.

Front fog light indicator light

Front fog light indicator light

The front fog light indicator light illuminates when the front fog lights are on. (See Fog light switch.)

Front passenger air bag status light

Front passenger air bag status light

The front passenger air bag status light (front air bag will be OFF depending on how the front passenger seat is being used.) will be lit and the passenger front air bag will be OFF depending on how the front passenger seat is being used.

For front passenger air bag status light operation, see INFINITI Advanced Air Bag System (front seats) of this manual.

High beam indicator light

High beam indicator light

This light comes on when the headlight high beam is on and goes out when the low beam is selected.

Exterior light indicator

Exterior light indicator

This indicator illuminates when the headlight switch is turned to the AUTO (if so equipped), position and the front parking lights, instrument panel lights, rear combination lights, license plate lights or headlights are on. The indicator turns off when these lights are turned off. or position and the front parking lights, instrument panel lights, rear combination lights, license plate lights or headlights are on. The indicator turns off when these lights are turned off.

Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)

Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)

If the malfunction indicator light comes on steady or blinks while the engine is running, it may indicate a potential emission control malfunction.

The malfunction indicator light may also come on steady if the fuel-filler cap is loose or missing, or if the vehicle runs out of fuel.

Check to make sure the fuel-filler cap is installed and closed tightly, and that the vehicle has at least 3 US gallons (14 liters) of fuel in the fuel tank.

After a few driving trips, the light should turn off if no other potential emission control system malfunction exists. light should turn off if no other potential emission control system malfunction exists.

If this indicator light remains on for 20 seconds and then blinks for 10 seconds when the engine is not running, it indicates that the vehicle is not ready for an emission control system inspection/maintenance test. (See Readiness for Inspection/ Maintenance (I/M) test (US only).)

Operation:

The malfunction indicator light will come on in one of two ways: . Malfunction indicator light on steady An emission control system malfunction has been detected. Check the fuelfiller cap. If the fuel-filler cap is loose or missing, tighten or install the cap and continue to drive the vehicle. The light does not turn light should turn off after a few driving trips. If the off after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by an INFINITI retailer. light does not turn off after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by an INFINITI retailer.

You do not need to have your vehicle towed to the retailer.

Malfunction indicator light blinking An engine misfire has been detected which may damage the emission control system.

To reduce or avoid emission control system damage: 1) Do not drive at speeds above 45 MPH (72 km/h).

2) Avoid hard acceleration or deceleration.

3) Avoid steep uphill grades.

4) If possible, reduce the amount of cargo being hauled or towed.

The malfunction indicator light may stop blinking and remain on.

Have the vehicle inspected by an INFINITI retailer. You do not need to have your vehicle towed to the retailer.

CAUTION
Continued vehicle operation without having the emission control system checked and repaired as necessary could lead to poor driveability, reduced fuel economy, and possible damage to the emission control system.

Security indicator light

Security indicator light

The light blinks when the ignition switch is in the ACC, OFF or LOCK position. This function indicates the security system equipped on the vehicle is operational.

If the security system is malfunctioning, this light will remain on while the ignition switch is in the ON position. For additional information, see Security systems.

Turn signal/hazard indicator lights

Turn signal/hazard indicator lights

The light flashes when the turn signal switch lever or hazard switch is turned on.

Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) off indicator light

Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) off indicator light

The light comes on when the vehicle dynamic control off switch is pushed to OFF. This indicates that the vehicle dynamic control system and traction control system are not operating.

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